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Lakers Promote Jesse Buss, Ryan West, Clay Moser

The Los Angeles Lakers have promoted Jesse Buss to assistant general manager/director of scouting, Ryan West to director of player personnel, and Clay Moser to assistant coach/director of basketball strategy. Buss most recently served as the Lakers’ director of scouting for the past three seasons, overseeing all scouting operations in preparation for the NBA Draft, in addition...
Via RealGM
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Buss continues to say some crazy things but at what cost?

The Los Angeles Lakers are something, right? Not only from a historical perspective, but in the sense that we always expect them to bounce back from disastrous seasons and develop a roster with at least a few stars roaming the hardwood. Then again, all of those thoughts subconsciously placed into our craniums over the years feel so yesterday — or, at least, in the pre-Jim Buss...
Via Crossover Chronicles
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers reportedly tried to bring Yi Jianlian back to the NBA

    These days, former No. 6 overall pick Yi Jianlian is 30 years old and a punchline in NBA circles, widely considered to be one of the biggest draft busts of all-time. Ever since the Milwaukee Bucks selected him in the lottery over Joakim Noah in 2007, all Yi did was bounce around four different teams in five seasons, averaging 7.9 points per game and 4.9 rebounds per game...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeanie Buss: Brother Jim will step down if Lakers don't make deep run within two seasons

Lakers fans complaining about the way Jim Buss runs the team may finally get their wish. Jeanie Buss, a Lakers president and part-owner, said on the radio that her brother will step down if the Lakers do not make a deep run in the playoffs over the next two seasons. Jeanie, who spoke with KPCC...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Buss has caused a mess in LA

A lot of Lakers fans have given up hope. Jim Buss has failed to assemble a legitimate championship contending team in Los Angeles, and has instead assembled two of the worst seasons in franchise history. Now, of course it isn’t all his fault. He isn’t responsible for Kobe being injured, Dwight running out of town with his tail tuck between his legs, or Carmelo Anthony returning...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Jim Buss’ daughters hang out with Harry Styles, One Direction

via The Sun Being the daughters of Lakers owner and executive Jim Buss has some serious perks, such as Kobe Bryant giving you a shout out on Instagram (“I’ve watched them grow from babies to young ladies.”) and having Phil Jackson and Jeanie Buss as your uncle and auntie. There are other advantages, too, such as hanging out with British boyband One Direction. During their...
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jim Buss Scared Kevin Love From Becoming A Member Of The Los Angeles Lakers

Kevin Love to the Lakers? Apparently not. Jim Buss looks to have prevented that!
Via CLNS Radio
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers interested in Roy Williams?

Could head coach Roy Williams be headed to the Lakers? After the news that James McAdoo was leaving for the NBA, mostly it seems because he just got married to UNC volleyball player Lauren Adkins, it felt like tranquility was coming back to the North Carolina basketball program. Alas, leave it to the Los Angeles Lakers to give the ABC’ers and the doom & gloom Heels fans something...
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Owner Jim Buss Releases Recording of Him Saying Complimentary Things About Black People, Top Free Agents

Los Angeles Lakers owner Jim Buss is heard saying very positive things about black people in a recording released today. It is believed the recording was released by Buss himself. “I know that some people in the NBA in my position don’t feel this way — and it’s more than Donald Sterling, although I won’t say who,” Buss says in a conversation with someone who sounds like...
Via Sports Pickle
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The reason Jeanie and Jim Buss missed the Lakers’ annual team photo shoot

Yesterday was one of the worst Lakers team photos of all-time. Kobe Bryant looked pissed, Jordan Hill was late and no Buss family member was in sight. Many people wondered where Jeanie and Jim Buss were at the time of the photo being taken, though it seems that both of Jerry’s kids had pretty good reasons to miss the event. According to ESPN Los Angeles’ Ramona Shelburne, both...
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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